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Change Moves Guide - How To Relearn Moves
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Change Moves Guide - How To Relearn Moves

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Relearn and Forget Moves guide in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet (Pokemon SV). See how to remember or forget moves, how to change moves, reorder moves and conditions to relearn moves.

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How To Do The Process

This Can Be Done On The Check Summary Moves Screen

Process Of Remembering And Forgetting Moves
1Press X (Menu) button
2Select Pokemon on the left side of the screen
Image of how to remember/forget a move
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3 Press A → Select Forget/Remember Moves
Image of how to remember/forget a move
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4Select a Move
Important Points Only available within your Pokemon Team

If You Want To Forget, Select "Forget Move"

If you want to forget move, choose "Forget Move" in your options. You can overwrite current moves when you learn new ones, so there's no need to forget it first if you do this process.

Can Be Done Anywhere As Long As The Menu Can Be Opened

Recalling moves is possible anywhere as long as the menu is open. If there is a move you want to use, such as before a boss, you can try to relearn it.

No Required Materials Or Consumption Materials

Unlike the previous series that required consumption of any items like "Heart Scale", there are no requirements to remember and forgot moves. You can easily repeat Remember/Forget Moves as there are no drawbacks.

How To Reorder Moves

"Change Order" In Pokemon Team's Check Summary

How To Reorder Moves
1Press X (Menu) button
2Select Pokemon on the left side of the screen
Image of how to recall/forget a move
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3Press Y to reorder
sort
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Important PointsOnly available within your Pokemon Team

Set The Most Frequently Used Move At The Top

It's a good idea to set frequently used or the most powerful moves at the top. It makes battles easier because you can select a move with consecutively pressing the button.

Requirements For Remembering Moves

What Moves Can Be Remembered And Forgotten

TypePossibility
TMCan be Remembered.
If the pokemon had previously acquired TM moves before caught, once its forgotten, it can not be remembered.
※Moves can be re-acquired using TM.
▼Click here for details
Egg MoveCan be Remembered.
Level MovesCan be Remembered.
Pre-evolution level moves can't be relearned.
▼Click here for details
Moves Transferred Using Mirror HerbCan not be Remembered

Moves That Can Be Remembered Include TM Moves

Image of how to recall/forget a move
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Once a Move is Remembered even TM Moves can be Remembered again. It is also good for trying out new Move as it can be Remembered at any time afterwards.

TM Machine Guide - How To Use?

PP Is Restored After Remembering

Moves Remembered can be restores back to full PP. Even if you are about to run out of PP at distant location, you can restore PP by Forgetting and Remembering the Move again. However, note that extra PP gained from "PP Up" will be reseted.

If Wild Pokemon Learned TM Moves

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Pokemon that appear in Tera Raid also cannot remember the moves they used before they got caught. Some Pokemon may remember TM moves that they have previously acquired, so check beforehand if you want to make them forget.

Moves Learned Before Evolution

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Note that pre-evolution moves cannot be remembered after evolving. Since there is no way to recover it as it cannot be undone, it is recommended that the user disable the auto-save feature so that it is possible to retry the procedure before forgetting or remembering a move when re-ordering it.

Examples Of Moves That Can't Be Remembered
Shroomish iconsShroomish
Spore
Can be remembered if it was pre-evolution
BreloomBreloom
Spore
Cannot be remembered
All Pokemon Evolution Levels & Conditions

Egg Moves Transferred Using Mirror Herb

Images of where/how to remember and forget moves
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Moves learned with Mirror Herb (Transferring Egg Moves with Mirror Herb) are also specifications that cannot be remembered by recalling moves. Transferring Egg Moves with Mirror Herb does not consume it, so it can be learned by starting over again.

Transferring Egg Moves With Mirror Herb

What Is Remembering And Forgetting Moves?

Function That Remembers Moves That Has Been Forgotten

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A Function That Can Remember Moves Learned From Levelling Up and Acquired from TM. Unlike past series you don't need access to special character to Remember and Forget Moves.

Can Be Done As Long As You Can Open The Menu Bar (X) Button

Image of how to remember moves/how to forget the skill

If you can open menu tab(X) button you can Remember/Forget Moves. You can adjust Moves depending on opponent you are fighting next.

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